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Yahoo Taps Former MySpace Exec For Revenue Chief


It looks like Ross Levinsohn is building out his team to help out at troubled web portal and media firm Yahoo. Barrett also has served at AOL Media Networks, GeoCities and Disney Online, in addition to a stint in Sales at Yahoo. yahoo executive revenue sales levinsohnREAD MORE>>.

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

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The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If You Build It…They Will Come”, may work for historical baseball ghosts, but it’s not a strategy you can rely on when starting an internet company.Driving traffic to your website is a formula that can be reverse engineered. Helpful Resources for Getting Traffic from Partnerships : : Web 2.0

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Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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Web browser – even a functional computer with an OS isn’t enough to access most Google services. This post will focus on the former.

Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

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Neal Weiss, Yahoo! Yahoo! Originals is Yahoo!’s Masterson YahooScheduled speakers include. davidbeebe. georgeruiz.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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daqri is an augmented reality and mobile web content publishing platform that utilizes QR codes to deliver content. He received a B.S. Join Us.

Yahoo Sets Final Shutdown Date For Geocities


The last chapter for Internet homepage Geocities has been written, with Yahoo telling its last remaining users of the service that it will shut down on October 26th. According to Yahoo, as of October 26th, GeoCities sites will no longer appear on the web. Yahoo had initially said it would shut GeoCities in April.

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Yahoo Deal With Microsoft May Hit Overture


In a major deal, search portal provider Yahoo and software giant Microsoft said that the two companies are in a deal where Yahoo will replace its own search engine technology with that of Microsoft--with potentially huge repercussions to Yahoo's Southern California search engine marketing operations.

Demand Media Gets New Competitor, Yahoo, After Associated Content Buy


Los Angeles-based Demand Media , the user-generated content venture of Richard Rosenblatt, has new competition this afternoon, from Yahoo , after Yahoo announced it would acquire content publishing firm Associated Content. Tags: demand media associated content yahoo

Disney Names Playdom's Pleasants, Yahoo's Pitaro As Co-Presidents


Burbank-based Walt Disney said this weekend that it has promoted John Pleasants, the former CEO of Playdom , as co-President of its Disney Interactive Media Group , along with James Pitaro, most recently of Yahoo! Pitaro will oversee Disney Online, which runs's Disney's branded web and social media sites. READ MORE>>.

Factual Adds Neighborhood Data


Factual said that the data adds specific neighborhood information to details on places retrieved from its database, which is used by mobile app developers, web programmers, and others to retrieve information about nearby businesses and locations. factual neighborhood data database yahoo clickr geoplanet softwareREAD MORE>>.

How urRadio Wants To Make You The Radio Station


Our VP of Technology was at Boom Music, which acquired and later became part of Yahoo. What is urRadio? Music. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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Web Start-Ups Hit Cash Crunch – As New Companies Proliferate, Financing Is Drying Up – WSJ 10-13-2011

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Amid a glut of Web start-ups, some strains are starting to show. But as the number of tiny Web companies riding the frenzy has mushroomed, some in recent weeks have found it tough to procure new funding, investors and entrepreneurs say. Marcus Shen, head of Yahoo < [link] >  Inc.’s venture-capital firms raised $39.2

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies


used in a very wide range of both web and mobile services, from Foursquare, to Yelp, to LivingSocial. 2. However, that's not always the case.

Factual Opens New API


Los Angeles-based Factual , the big data startup headed by Gil Elbaz, said last night that it has launched a new API into beta. READ MORE>>.

The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

There are 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web , in no weighted order they are: 1.) On the web, Content is King. Search Engines. 2.)

urRadio's New Service Makes You The DJ


Ever wish you could be the DJ of your own radio station? A new, Los Angeles startup, urRadio --created by former Yahoo! urRadio''s new service runs on iOS, Android, and the web. urradio music streaming radio station startup yahoo READ MORE>>.

VC Confessions: We Passed On Twilio’s Seed Round


A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. There are a number of reasons why Rincon Venture Partners passed on Twilio’s Seed Round.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo!

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Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Further to the south are the legendary companies of Cisco, Apple, Intel, eBay, Yahoo!, The costs of building a company have gone down dramatically, from $5 million to get to launch in the late 90’s to $500,000 (or even lower) today for web companies. In fact, so many DID NOT that companies like Google & Yahoo! And Facebook.

HipGeo Targets Travelers With iPhone App


The firm said the updated app helps users record and share those trips with friends via Facebook, Twitter, email, text, or within a blog or other web page. The firm said its new "Trips" feature helps iPhone users to take pictures and track their travels, allowing them to share those travels and locations with their friends. READ MORE>>.

Slickdeals: How An LA Team Is Polishing Up A Diamond In The Rough


Josh Meyers: Slickdeals is the web''s largest deal sharing community. Talk about Slickdeals and what it is all about? It''s amazing. Thanks!

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The social Web in 2010: The emerging standards and technologies to watch

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Dion Hinchcliffe Get Enterprise Web 2.0 The Social Web Challenges of 2010: A List What are the challenges with the social Web today?

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Interview with Vinny Jindal, Stockr


In that network, we bring in content from all over the web. What does social networking have to do with the stock market? Thanks! READ MORE>>.

When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication?


Identity Wars: Google & Yahoo! Example What do I mean? If you have an account on any of those systems, you can click the relevant button.

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Best DROID for an Entrepreneur | DROID RAZAR MAXX

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Messaging/Web/Apps. MMS, SMS, Email (Corporate Sync, Google Mail, Push Email, Yahoo Mail) IM (GTalk), WebKit w/ Flash. dual-core 1.2

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. See Five Things Meme as an example.

3 Sales Tips for Startups – Creating a Burning Platform

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In products designed to sell directly on the web the process is no different. This is part of my ongoing series Startup Advice.  Why Buy Mine?

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Some Reflections on VC Investment Decisions

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Web Summit. Of course these are great places to network with other investors, meet great entrepreneurs and keep your connections strong with senior execs at larger companies like Yahoo!, I was having dinner with a friend last night and we were chatting about venture capital and a bit about what I’ve learned. Oh, the conferences.

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Anthem, DFJ Frontier Back Janrain


Anthem Ventures , represented by Samit Varma , and DFJ Frontier, represented by David Cremin , are two of the investors in Portland-based JanRain , whose software is used to allow websites to use existing online accounts such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo to sign up for other web services or even corporate applications.

What to do When a Tech Giant Decides to Eat Your Lunch

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And AOL stopped Yahoo! And Yahoo! Skype is an amazing web company. An edited version of this post originally ran on TechCrunch.

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As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges


The two organizations were going to build an online “portal”—a term from the old dot-com days that described the efforts of Yahoo, Microsoft, and others to attract Web surfers with search, news, and other information. The U.S. Those concerns are shared by the public. Vanderbilt is the lead contractor.

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TVSync’s Open API Uses Video and Audio Recognition Across All Four Screens

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Companies like Flingo, Shazam Yahoo, Coincident.TV, Google and Nielsen are all developing their own coding protocals for ACR. Even more choices.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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Yahoo! An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch. “There’s something going on in LA.” Booed.

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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To say he has had an impact on the web would be an understatement. Overture was sold to Yahoo! Summary notes, as always, provide below. Links To E-Commerce Payment Providers


Los Angeles-based is furthering its focus on online stories, saying today that it has linked its product to the e-commerce payment systems for Pro Merchant, Yahoo Merchant, Google Checkout, and Paypal. Tags: stamps ecommerce postage amazon yahoo google checkout paypal READ MORE>>.

Rubicon Project Bolsters Executive Ranks


The company said it has tapped Brian Pike, former CTo of Ticketmaster to the CTO role, Victoria von Szeliski, former Ticketmaster Deputy General Counsel to the General Counsel position, and former Yahoo VP of Product Management John Slade as its SVP of Product Management. READ MORE>>. rubicon project executive internet advertising network

Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports


We've created a channel and web page for every one of our partner schools and school districts, and we distribute the content there. Thanks!

Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

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remember going to an Under the Radar conference in 2006 in the heat of the Web 2.0 Cisco and others went out to fill out their Web 2.0

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Yahoo. Mayer on her first 100 days at Yahoo: ‘This job was tailor-made for me’ 1 day ago. Web Design Software. Apple.

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Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA


which became Softbank Marketing, selling ads for Yahoo before Yahoo had its own salesforce. What is Bruce Brown: Exactly.

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